Calling all artists and illustrators! Looking for a new project for your digital doodling hobby and hoping to get paid? Are you new to illustrating and looking for a way to build your portfolio? Have you ever wanted to work produce artwork for a children's book? Wherever you fall on this spectrum, I have a proposal... Continue Reading →
Pennies The tide rises, the tide falls, The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; Mommy holds my hand tightly as we clomp across the wooden planks. Every time we get close to a shadow I jump so my shoes will light up. Daddy stops us and points at a fisherman. He is unhooking a... Continue Reading →
D T C R O S S W O R D F S A M H N A W U S M I L E S W R I T I N G L I M N K A A N E S S B Y B A C O N T H E H... Continue Reading →
Whodunit One chair, backwards. One jar, empty. Chocolate on the doorknob. Two wide eyes. And one brown smudge. Must have been the cat. -M.M.
I Do Not Want to Go to Bed I do not want to go to bed. I do not want to rest my head. Can’t you hear a word I’ve said? I do not want to go to bed! Sleep is for the weak and lame. You cannot sleep to win a... Continue Reading →
The Smell of Rain It’s raining again. Turning the street into a window, Where you can see The mirror world, Just beneath its surface, If you look carefully, Between the pebbles of light. It’s raining again. Unfading the color of the world. The grey sky. Stark. Behind the pink plumb tree petals, The... Continue Reading →
The Fresh Frog The Fresh Frog hopped a happy hop, Pouncing pad to pad, He slipped. Ker-splish! And swam with fish. Oh what a day he had! -M.M.
*Note: Each R or L in this poem is replaced with a W for specific effect. I will let you decide which effect I was going for. Widdow Wabbit Walfie Widdow wabbit Walfie, Went Whooping down da woad, Where da weeping wiwwows cwy, So soft dat no one knowed. He was soon confwonted,... Continue Reading →
Coloring with crayons is one of the things I miss most about being at little kid. It was so easy, fun, bright, and innocent. Hard to go wrong with wax on paper. Life is Like a Box of Crayons Life is like a box of crayons. Some days are melted, chipped, or... Continue Reading →